The Dirty Thirties
1930 - 1939
This was a time of poverty, of making do with what you had. Farms were less than productive and motorized vehicles were reconstructed to be pulled by horses - Bennett buggies.
This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.
A collection of photos from the Darlingford School Heritage Museum emphasizing architecture and community activities.
One of the Pembina Manitou District's significant buildings.
A selection of photographs, memoirs, and historical sketches concerning the Archibald Methodist (United) Church, the Archibld School District, and its early settlers in Southern Manitoba.
A collection of documents and photographs collected at the time of the dedication of the restored church at Archibald Historical Museum.
Beygrau, in later life, worked with Luther Burbank in his gardens. Their friendship led to Beygrau managing the development of Burbank's Gardens after Burbank's death.
Document from the Sonoma County Library.
Gordon MaGee and his father built homes around Manitou from about 1890 to 1911. Gordon moved to Winnipeg, but was asked to design the 'new' Opera House when it was built in 1930.
A commemorative booklet which features photos of legislative officials over the past 60 years, comments on provincial development, and photos of regional interest.
The Manitou Opera House was designed by G F Magee and built by Blackburn Construction of Pilot Mound Manitoba in 1930.
These blueprints were prepared by a former Manitou carpenter, Gordon Mcgee in preparation for the construction of the Manitou Opera House after the January 1930 fire destroyed the original boilding.